The Medium of Instruction Policy for Junior Secondary Curriculum
1.If students apply for admission to S.1 English classes, vacancy situation of English classes and parents’ wish will be considered.Besides, students are required to attend an English writing assessment.
2.English will be used as the medium of instruction in classes A from S.1 to S.3 and textbooks in English will be used*. The first school term in S.1 is students’ adaptation period, so English is targeted to be used as the medium of instruction for 50% of the time throughout the duration of the lessons. In the second school term, it is expected that English can be used for 70% - 100% of the time throughout the duration of the lessons.
3.Chinese will be used as the medium of instruction in classes B, C, D and E from S.1 to S.3 and textbooks in Chinese will be used.
4.Other Chinese Classes:
Elements related to English learning will be added according to the ability of the students of different classes and the subjects’ nature.
* Chinese will be used as the medium of instruction of Liberal Studies in all classes from S.1 to S.3.